Pacific Rim Poetics

November 21, 2010
Splabman

SPLAB POETRY WORKSHOP
Saturday, December 11
12 to 3pm

Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim


… the Pacific Coast of America faces the Far East, culturally as well as geographically…
– Kenneth Rexroth
Wanda Coleman

Wanda Coleman


What does it mean to be a Pacific Rim poet? In this course, we’ll continue our exploration of innovative (& classic) Pacific Rim poetics. Sei Shonagon’s list poems, the serial poems of Nathaniel Mackey and Wanda Coleman’s American Sonnets. Class time will be given to readings (& listenings) of work, as well as writing exercises and discussion. Get a better understanding of your place as a poet in this corner of the world.

Paul Nelson in Brussels

Paul Nelson in Brussels

ABOUT facilitator Paul Nelson: Founder of SPLAB, Author of Organic Poetry (essays, Oct. ‘08, VDM Verlag, Germany) & a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, WA, A Time Before Slaughter (Oct. ’09, Apprentice House). Shortlisted for the Stranger Genius Award in Literature, 2010.

SPLAB, in the former Columbia School. ENTER through double doors on Edmunds. Suggested donation $20, students $10, no one’s turned away.

www.splab.org

1 Comment

  1. Robert Flor

    Weather permitting, my move to my house completed and no competing events, I hope to attend.

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